Even When Inaccurate Photo Captions Can Be Valuable

"Here are four brothers who enlisted for active service and trained in this city [London, Ontario]. They are the quartet of Hinschliffes [Hinscliffe], cousins of Mrs. Mathews [Matthews], of 286 [285] Thames street, whose husband and son, both Johns [Jack and John], are in Belgium with the 18th Battalion: From left to right they are … Continue reading Even When Inaccurate Photo Captions Can Be Valuable

New Research Sources from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Please see full article here. The Regimental Rouge web site (one of the best sources for tips and ideas for research) has a comprehensive article about some of the changes to the CWGC site in regards to research resources. It is important to note the following disclaimer from the CWGC: CWGC Disclaimer This collection of … Continue reading New Research Sources from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Tips on Searching for Soldiers Who Did Not Perish in the War

Introduction The relative ease with which one can find basic biographical information regarding a Canadian soldier that was killed or died during World War 1 available because of the many online resources and databases is in sharp contrast to the work required for a soldier who survived the war. The original intent of this blog … Continue reading Tips on Searching for Soldiers Who Did Not Perish in the War